Alejandro is a PhD researcher at the Work and Equalities Institute (WEI) and also a member of the Doctoral Network of the Digital Futures at Work Research Centre (Digit). He holds a MSc in Social Sciences and a BA in Sociology, both at the University of Chile. His research interest are Labour and Organizational Studies, Industrial Relations and Political Economy.
Alejandro's doctoral project addresses the impact of socio-technical transformation on the retail’ business model and labour process of a multinational company – parent and subsidiary company in the US and Chile respectively. This research project reflects on the importance of decentralising and contextualising debates about technological change and the future of work by considering specific regulatory and labour regimes. His project is supervised by Prof Debra Howcroft and Prof Miguel Martínez Lucio.
In recent years Alejandro has worked as a research assistant at the University of Chile and the University Diego Portales (Chile). In addition, he has worked as a consultant for the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).